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World population milestones
The United Nations estimates that the world reached seven billion people on Monday. No one can be sure. Populations are growing faster than economies in many poor countries in Africa and some in Asia. At the same time, low fertility rates in Japan and many European nations have raised concerns about labor shortages. Population experts at the United Nations estimated that the world reached six billion in October nineteen ninety-nine.
World population milestones were unnoticed until the 20th century, since there were no reliable data on global population dynamics. It is estimated that the population of the world reached one billion for the first time in It would be another years before it reached two billion in , but it took only 33 years to rise by another billion people, reaching three billion in Thereafter, the global population reached four billion in , five billion in , six billion in and, by some estimates, seven billion in October with other estimates being in March According to current projections, the world's population is likely to reach around nine billion by —, with alternative scenarios ranging from a low of 7. Long-range predictions to range from a population decline to 3. One scenario predicts a massive increase to billion by , assuming fertility remains at levels.
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For those who continue, with unyielding faith, to push beyond the horizon, full of never-ending hope and enduring performance to change the world and bring us closer together, we have an obligation to do better. I believe the future belongs to those without limits on what they believe can be accomplished. This book is an important and timely brain trust of global knowledge, representing business leaders, thought leaders and visionaries from all over the world. It will serve as a catalyst for discovering and targeting dynamic emerging opportunities for identifying the next wave of the knowledge economy, even before the trends and problems can emerge. Global outsourcing will be the key element of transformation as we move deeper into the knowledge economy.
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